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A student returned a pallet of pool balls with two balls missing to a UA pool hall employee at 2:30 a.m. Feb. 11 in the Student Union Memorial Center, 1303 E. University Blvd., reports stated.

The employee contacted police and told them the student had not had any information about the missing balls.

Police asked the student on the phone where the balls were and he said he could not locate them, reports stated.

The student told police he had been at the pool table the entire time and had not seen anyone take the balls, reports stated.

The student told police he had searched the pool table thoroughly, but was unable to locate the balls.

Police advised the student he may be financially responsible for replacing the entire set of pool balls and the student said it seemed to be logical due to the difficulty of replacing two balls, reports stated.

The employee was given the case number, reports stated.


A juvenile was arrested for possession of marijuana, narcotics and drug paraphernalia after he was pulled over on East Speedway Boulevard and North Mountain Avenue, reports stated.

Police observed a vehicle traveling southbound on North Vine Avenue toward East First Street at 12:31 a.m., reports stated. The vehicle made a series of jerky stopping movements as it approached the intersection.

The driver turned westbound onto First Street and police observed the vehicle’s license plate light was not working properly, reports stated. As police followed, the driver made an improper right turn onto East Speedway Boulevard.

Police stopped the vehicle and made contact with the driver, who seemed nervous, reports stated.

The driver said he did not have a driver’s license on him and did not have any other form of identification, reports stated. He told police he had borrowed the vehicle from a friend.

Police asked the driver to step out of the vehicle and, as he did so, observed a baggie of marijuana in the driver’s door, reports stated.

The driver told police he wasn’t going to lie and the marijuana was his.

The driver was placed into handcuffs and searched, reports stated. Police found a baggie of cocaine in his right front change pocket.

Police asked the driver whether the substance was his and he did not answer, reports stated.

While searching the vehicle police found 52 brown pills with no markings in a baggie, reports stated.

The driver admitted to being an undocumented alien, reports stated.

The driver was booked into Pima County Juvenile Court for possession of marijuana, narcotics and drug paraphernalia, reports stated. Police requested a border patrol hold be placed on him.


A student was cited for minor in possession at 1:50 a.m. Feb. 11 after police observed him cross North Mountain Avenue illegally, reports stated.

The light for north and southbound traffic on North Mountain Avenue was green, and the light for pedestrian traffic on East Second Street was a red hand to stop, reports stated.

Police spoke to the student from his vehicle and noticed his speech was slurred and he was mumbling, reports stated. The student’s eyes were watery and bloodshot.

Police asked the student if he had been drinking, and he said he had six shots of vodka, reports stated.

There was a strong odor of intoxicants coming from the student, reports stated.

A records check showed the student to be under the age of 21 years old and he was cited and released, reports stated.

The student asked police for a ride home to Arizona-Sonora Residence Hall, reports stated.

Police gave the student a ride and dropped him off, reports stated.


A man’s $30,000 truck was stolen sometime between 10:45 a.m. and 1:40 p.m. on Feb. 11 while it was parked in a lot on East Speedway Boulevard and North Cherry Avenue, reports stated.

The man’s $400 guitar and $75 worth of CDs were also in the truck, reports stated.

The man told police he had parked his truck before the basketball game, and when he returned, it was gone.

The man did not suspect it had been towed because he had paid the parking fee and placed the ticket on the truck’s dashboard like the parking attendant had instructed, reports stated.

The man had asked all his family members whether they had moved the truck and no one had, reports stated.

Police did not find any evidence around the area the truck had been parked, reports stated.

Police checked the surrounding area and were unable to locate the truck, reports stated.

Police have no suspects or witnesses, reports stated.


Police Beat is compiled from official University of Arizona Police Department Records. For a complete list of UAPD activity, the daily resumǸ can be found at www.uapd.arizona.edu.

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